California's Lieutenant Governor Wants To Put Gun Control In Hands Of VotersIn a state with some of the toughest gun laws in the station, statistics show California has also been at the top of the list for the highest number of murders in the United States.
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom Proposes Gun Control Ballot InitiativeCalifornia Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom is proposing a 2016 ballot initiative that would ask voters to strengthen the state's gun laws.
San Francisco's Only Gun Store Closes For GoodThe only gun store in San Francisco is shuttering for good, saying it can no longer operate in the city's political climate of increased gun control regulations and vocal opposition to its business.
Utah Lawmaker Wants To Expand Right To Carry Guns To Buses And TrainsProvo Republican Rep. Norman Thurston cites a state hijacking law that makes it a felony for anyone to carry a concealed gun or dangerous weapon on a bus or train.
Federal Appeals Court Won't Revisit Ruling Loosening Restrictions On Carrying Concealed WeaponsA divided federal appeals court kept in place a ruling requiring the San Diego County sheriff to issue concealed weapon permits to most law-abiding citizens who apply for one, a standard that all California sheriffs and police chiefs must also follow.
Lawmakers Send Gun Restraining Order Bill To Governor BrownJudges would be able to temporarily take firearms from people who show signs that they could harm themselves or others under a bill headed to Gov. Jerry Brown.
Lawmakers Pass Bills On Guns And AmmoThe bills are designed help prevent tragedies such as the May shooting rampage near U.C. Santa Barbara.
California Eyes First-In-Nation Firearms Restraint California could become the first state to allow family members, licensed therapists and health care providers to petition a judge to take firearms from someone who has shown signs that they could harm others or themselves.
UC Santa Barbara Rampage Prompts Gun-Control Fury At California CapitolThe suspect’s alleged rampage is hitting a Turlock home particularly hard, as it’s the family home of a UCSB student who happened to be in the sorority the suspect targeted in his manifesto.
California Bill Would Require Background Checks For Gun Buys From Out-Of-State SourcesAssemblyman Luis Alejo, D-Salinas, said firearms purchased in nearby states with loose regulations, including Nevada and Arizona, are making their way into the hands of criminals in California.
Gun Control Advocates Call Sen. Leland Yee Arrest A SetbackCourt documents allege that Yee sought campaign donations in exchange for introducing an undercover FBI agent to an arms trafficker.
Requests To Carry Concealed Guns Surge In CaliforniaCalifornians have flooded several sheriff offices with applications and inquiries for permits to carry concealed guns.